Wheelersburg United Methodist Church
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45694
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Who we are

Here at Wheelersburg United Methodist Church we have a mission.

According to Matthew’s Gospel, the risen Christ made it clear: “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you” (Matt. 28:19-20). Based on this “Great Commission,” Wheelersburg United Methodist Church (WUMC) has stated its purpose: Make followers of Jesus Christ to change the world.

We fulfill this purpose in four ways:

We reach out to people and welcome them into the church.

Our mission is to reach out to people, listen to them, accept them, share the gospel in word and deed, invite them into the family of faith, and joyfully receive all who will respond.

Isaiah 49:6, Matthew 5:14-16, Matthew 25:40, Romans 15:7

We relate people to God and help them deepen their relationship with God.

Through worship, Baptism, Holy Communion, Bible study, prayer, and other means of grace, we are strengthened for ministry.

Eccl. 4:9-12, Hebrews 10:24-25, Acts 2:42

We resource people to live Christian lives.

We come to church not only for our own personal enrichment but also to prepare ourselves to do the work of love and to get ready to be Christ’s disciples in the community.

Proverbs 27:17, Ephesians 4:7-16, 2 Timothy 2:1-2, Titus 2:1-8

We release followers for service into the world.

The church exists not to serve itself but to serve the world.

Mark 10:43-45, John 13:15-17, Acts 20:35, 2 Corinthians 5:20

Our Core Values

which define who we are as a congregation include:

Christ-Centered

Biblically-Based

Service/Mission Minded

Spiritual Development

Creativity

Caring

Giving

Community respect




Church Address

Wheelersburg United Methodist Church
11605 Gallia Pike Rd
Wheelersburg, OH 45694
United States
Phone: (740) 574-2900
Fax: (740) 575-2901
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Church Pastor

Rev. Perry Prosch
Rev. Perry Prosch
Lead Pastor
11605 Gallia Pike Rd
Wheelersburg, OH 45694
United States
Phone: (740) 574-2900
Fax: (740) 575-2901
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Quote of the Day
Mark 11:26

But if ye do not forgive, neither will your Father which is in heaven forgive your trespasses.

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Pastor Perry graduated from Portsmouth (Ohio) High School and then attended Ohio University where he received a Bachelor of Civil Engineering Degree. He worked as an Engineer for the Ohio Department of Transportation for 13 years before he received the call into ministry. He is a graduate of the Methodist Theological School in Ohio with the Masters of Divinity Degree. Before coming to Wheelersburg, he served churches in Adams County, Ohio and Findlay, Ohio. He has been at Wheelersburg UMC since 2002.   Edit
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There are various places to park on Sunday mornings. There are spaces immediately in front of the church, some are designated as handicapped parking. We have a gravel parking area across the street from the church and we have access to the funeral home parking lot right next door to the church. There is also “on the street parking” along Gallia Pike and Dewey Street.   Edit


Wheelersburg United Methodist Church, Wheelersburg Service Times

9:00am
Traditional Worship

Liturgy, hymns, and choir, junior church (for elementary aged children) and nursery available. Relevant, Biblically based preaching and teaching. Holy Communion typically the first week of the month.

10:00am
Sunday School

Sunday school is available for all ages

11:00am
Contemporary Worship

Contemporary Christian song selections, praise band, children’s message, junior church (for elementary aged children) and nursery available. Relevant, Biblically based preaching and teaching.

Wheelersburg United Methodist Church service times last updated on the 21st of January, 2023
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You are welcome to wear what you feel comfortable in. Causal to semi-formal. You will see people dressed in suits and dresses and in slacks, jeans, capris and dress shirts, blouses and t-shirts and shorts.   Edit


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We have a small elevator in the back of the sanctuary that is equipped to handle anyone with wheelchairs and walkers. It is also large enough to support most electric wheelchairs.   Edit

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History of Wheelersburg United Methodist Church, Wheelersburg OH

Our History

1822

The Wheelersburg Methodist Episcopal Church is organized. Since there was no church building, meetings were held at the homes of the charter members.

1838

The first church building was erected near the location of the current post office. It was described as, “a square building lacking any adornment, hot in the summer and cold in the winter.”

1883

A new church was built on the site of the existing church at the corner of Gallia and Dewey Streets. This building served the needs of the community until a larger church was needed.

1917

Merger between the Zion Methodist’s (German Methodists whose church was located on Lang Slocum Rd.) and The Wheelersburg Methodist Episcopal Church.

1926

Existing church building constructed. This was written about the church, “our church is a very fine impressive looking dark red brick building, with a beautiful painted window, showing Christ knocking at the door, with such very realistic colors.”

1939

The Methodist Episcopal Church reunited with two breakaway Methodist denominations (the Methodist Protestant Church and the Methodist Episcopal Church, South.) From this union we became the Wheelersburg Methodist Church.

1966

Educational Building added onto the existing church. This addition was necessary to accommodate the needs of the growing community.

1968

Merger of the Methodist Church and the Evangelical United Brethren Church. Thus, we became the Wheelersburg United Methodist Church.

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Wheelersburg United Methodist Church listing was last updated on the 21st of January, 2023
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